Akshay Kumar’s recent journey at the box office has been disappointing, with several of his movies failing to resonate with the audience and resulting in box office failures. Films like Bachchan Pandey, Prithviraj Chauhan, Rakshabandhan, Selfiee, and Ram Setu faced a harsh fate at the theaters. Not even the OTT release Cuttputlli managed to make a significant impact. However, despite this rough patch, Akshay Kumar is ready to make a powerful comeback with his upcoming movies in 2023 and 2024, aiming to regain his dominance at the box office. His recent movie – OMG 2 did very well at the box office and now he is ready to make a comeback with these upcoming movies:
Akshay Kumar Upcoming Movies (2023 – 2024)
1. OMG 2
Serving as a spiritual sequel to the popular movie “OMG – Oh My God!”, OMG 2 – the satirical comedy-drama featured a stellar cast including Akshay Kumar, Pankaj Tripathi, Yami Gautam, Arun Govil, and Aamir Naik. The film cleverly delves into the Indian education system, presenting a humorous and thought-provoking narrative. Written and directed by Amit Rai, the movie hit the theatres on 11th August. Even though it is unconventional, the movie managed to earn a massive box-office collection.
2. Soorarai Pottru Remake
One of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movies is Soorarai Pottru remake. Akshay Kumar took to social media to announce his upcoming project, which happens to be the Hindi remake of Suriya’s highly acclaimed film “Soorarai Pottru”. The movie is produced by Abundantia Entertainment and 2D Entertainment. It revolves around the inspiring story of a young man hailing from a remote village who aspires to establish his own airline service. Through his relentless pursuit of success, he must overcome numerous obstacles and challenges. The film also stars Radhika Madan, adding further excitement to the project. The release date of Soorarai Pottru has been postponed and the new date is yet to be announced.
3. Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat
Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, “Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat” is an upcoming Marathi movie that boasts an impressive ensemble cast, including Akshay Kumar, Vishal Nikam, Hardika Joshi, and Jay Dudhane in prominent roles. The film revolves around the extraordinary tale of seven courageous warriors who dedicated themselves to turning Shivaji Maharaj’s dream of Swarajya (self-rule) into a tangible reality. With Mahesh Manjrekar at the helm and an exceptional cast, the movie promises an engaging and patriotic cinematic experience.
4. Bade Miyan Chotte Miyan
In an exciting collaboration, Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff are set to star in Ali Abbas Zafar’s upcoming action-packed film, “Bade Miyan Chote Miyan”. While the title may share similarities with the 1998 film featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Govinda, it is not a remake. The movie is slated to be a grand-scale action entertainer, showcasing the dynamic chemistry between Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff. Fans can anticipate a thrilling cinematic experience when the film hits theaters in April 2024.
5. Mission Raniganj – The Great Bharat Rescue
Formerly known as “Capsule Gill”, “Mission Raniganj: The Great Indian Rescue” is one of the most awaited Akshay Kumar upcoming movies. The movie revolves around the real-life incident at Raniganj Coalfields, where 64 miners were trapped in coal mines located in West Bengal. The movie offers a poignant portrayal of the harrowing events and showcases the efforts made to rescue the trapped miners. It promises to be a compelling and emotionally charged cinematic experience, shedding light on the resilience and courage of those involved. The movie is expected to be released on 6th October 2023. Here’s the trailer:
Akshay Kumar Upcoming Movies (2023 – 2024)
6. Hera Pheri 3
The next movie on the list of Akshay Kumar upcoming movies is Hera Pheri. “Hera Pheri 3” is a highly anticipated Hindi comedy film produced by Feroz Nadiadwala. Serving as a sequel to the beloved “Hera Pheri” franchise, the movie reunites the iconic trio of Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, and Sunil Shetty, who will reprise their beloved roles. Packed with humor, witty dialogues, and rib-tickling situations, “Hera Pheri 3” is expected to tickle the funny bones of audiences and continue the legacy of its predecessors.
7. C Sankaran Biopic
According to multiple reports, Akshay Kumar is rumored to portray the role of lawyer C Sankaran Nair in an upcoming biopic. Although there hasn’t been an official announcement yet, several sources claim that the film will feature Akshay Kumar alongside R Madhavan.
A source revealed, “R Madhavan has often associated himself with content-driven films and characters that require him to push the envelope. He was taken aback by the script of the C Sankaran Nair Biopic and decided to come on board the film. He plays the role of a lawyer, whose character traits are based on a person from that era. In fact, both Akshay and Madhavan have done multiple script reading sessions too, as there is a certain dynamic that they share in the film.”
8. Khel Khel Mein
According to Abpnews, Akshay Kumar will star in the upcoming movie ‘Khel Khel Mein’ alongside Taapsee Pannu, Ammy Virk, and Vaani Kapoor. Helmed by Mudassar Aziz, this film promises to deliver an engaging and entertaining cinematic experience.
9. Jolly LLB 3
One of Akshay Kumar upcoming movies is the highly anticipated ‘Jolly LLB 3’. Reports suggest that the brilliant minds behind the film have crafted an exciting face-off between the two Jollys, played by Arshad Warsi and Akshay Kumar. This much-anticipated clash is expected to be filled with hilarious moments and thought-provoking legal debates. Fans can’t wait to witness the magic of Akshay Kumar and Arshad Warsi on the big screen once again.
10. Sky Force
Adding to the list of Akshay Kumar’s upcoming projects is ‘Sky Force’. As per a report by Pinkvilla, Akshay Kumar is collaborating with Dinesh Vijan for the first time on an aerial action drama titled ‘Sky Force’. The film revolves around the Indian Air Force, celebrating one of their greatest victories. Based on true events, the movie is set to go on floors in May 2023, with an expected release in 2024.
As Akshay Kumar gears up for these diverse and exciting projects, the question arises: Will he be able to break his streak of unsuccessful flop movies? Can these movies mark the triumphant return of Khiladi and once again establish his dominance at the box office? What do you think? Tell us in the comments below.